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Network Account Representative - Islandia, Albany, NY Penn Plaza, Tonowanda, Rochester, or Syracuse, NY

UnitedHealth Group

Islandia, NY
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738160 Network Account Representative Islandia Albany NY Penn Plaza Tonowanda Rochester or Syracuse NY

Network Account Representative - Islandia, Albany, NY Penn Plaza, Tonowanda, Rochester, or Syracuse, NY (738160)

Position Description

Position Description:

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.

The Network Account Representative is responsible for assisting in the full range of provider relations and service interactions within UnitedHealth Group, including working on end-to-end provider claim and call quality, ease of use of physician portal and future service enhancements, and training & development of external provider education programs. Network Account Representative assist in the design and implementation programs to build and nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers (physician, hospital, ancillary, etc.), and practice managers. Other responsibilities include supporting those who direct and implement strategies relating to the development and management of a provider network, identify gaps in network composition and services to assist the network contracting and development staff in prioritizing contracting needs, and may also be involved in identifying and remediating operational short-falls and researching and remediating claims.

The Network Account Representative will be responsible for a full range of provider relations support functions and service interactions within UHG.
Responsibilities include supporting the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Network Staff in their relationship management activities, including contract management, problem resolutions and credentialing.  Triages and independently resolves provider related issues and escalates problems to Network Account Manager. Facilitates provider demographic updates.  Prepares and executes provider contracts. Prepares and submits contractual updates.  Facilitates the resolution of credentialing issues and coordinates and completes external and internal termination notification requirements. Responsible for logging information on various access databases.  Researches and remediates issues provider loading issues on NDB. Assists with unit mailings, filing, and other duties as assigned.  This position is office based located in Islandia, Albany, NY Penn Plaza, Tonawanda, Rochester or Syracuse office locations.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Identify and resolve operational problems using defined processes, expertise and judgement.
  • Perform routine or structured work.
  • Respond to routine or standard requests.
  • Use existing procedures and facts to solve routine problems or conduct routine analyses.
  • Work is generally limited to own function
  • Strong organizational Skills
  • The ability work independently
  • Set priorities to ensure task completion

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Knowledge of MS programs including Excel and Word.
  • 2+ years customer response / customer service experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher 
  • Data entry experience
  • 1+ years’ experience in the Healthcare Industry
  • Experience with Provider Maintenance Database (NDB)
  • Knowledge of Medical claims
Soft Skills: 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and stay on task.
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.SM
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Keywords: Network Account Representative, UnitedHealth Group, New York, Research, Analysis, Customer Service

Job Details

  • Contest Number738160
  • Job TitleNetwork Account Representative - Islandia, Albany, NY Penn Plaza, Tonowanda, Rochester, or Syracuse, NY
  • Job FamilyNetwork Management
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Islandia, NY
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsAlbany, NY
    Tonawanda, NY
    Rochester, NY
    Syracuse, NY

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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